A quilt is not just a relaxing blanket: it is also a masterpiece of art. The crafters that develop our quilts select quality vibrant fabrics and arrange them into an appealing masterpiece. Select from our stock of over two hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best matches your style.
Though the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to guarantee tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, however, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and also excellent washing results.
You will find our quilts to be reasonably sizable in length and width. Most of our quilts are generous enough to remove the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each quilt's proportions can be different as well. You'll find we post the quilt's dimensions with the determined drop for you to compare to the dimensions you may need. It is important to do your homework prior to your purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
Fortunately, these quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We recommend the following standards for ideal handling results:
- Machine wash with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only mild laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural remedy stops bleed and aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer quits to lessen creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt in the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we certainly recommend washing.
Did you know?
For hundreds of years, a variety of strategies have been developed to make it less complicated for quilt-makers to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these tactics is paper piecing, which is routinely used to assemble the challenging corners of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name indicates, uses a specific paper pattern on which the cloth pieces are sewn. The pattern guides the needleworker to accurately sew the pieces together so that the finished top will lay out flat. Procedures such as this are a very good help to our quilt-makers!
A quilt is not merely a relaxing bedspread: it is also a piece of art. The artists who create our quilts choose high quality vibrant materials and arrange them into a distinct masterpiece. Select from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best complements your style.
Although the fabric pieces are sewn with each other by machine to ensure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and also outstanding washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be relatively generous in length and width. In fact, most of our quilts are large enough to eliminate the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights are different, every quilt's dimensions can be different. You'll find we publish the quilt's dimensions as well as the estimated drop for you to compare to the proportions you need. Kindly do your measuring ahead of purchasing!
As a matter of fact, these quilts are indeed machine-washable! We suggest complying with these standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use only light laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry soap. This home remedy prevents hemorrhage as well as aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer quits to reduce creases and color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we definitely recommend washing.
Did you know?
Family Farm Handcrafts utilizes close to 200 Amish as well as Mennonite ladies to sew quilts for our shop.